Kumbh Mela: Leaps of Faith

Aditya Iyer

The spiritual is at its most spectacular when sadhus, seers, seekers, nirvana junkies and tourists of religious kitsch descend on Hinduism’s biggest carnival. Aditya Iyer goes to the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj

Simhastha Mela: Pilgrim’s Prowess in Ujjain

It’s another Kumbh spectacular on the riverbank as sadhus and seekers join the biggest festival of faith

Nagas’ Quest for Peace

The fragmented Naga polity is looking set for a possible power sharing scenario. India would do well to stay out of the way of the proceedings.


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